Netanyahu's future in hands of man who owes position to PM himself

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu once again battles for his political life in a crisis sparked by the resignation of the defence minister, much of his fate would seem to hang on the actions of one man - a person who isn't even a political rival.

He is Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit - appointed by Mr Netanyahu himself.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 20, 2018, with the headline 'Netanyahu's future in hands of man who owes position to PM himself'. Print Edition | Subscribe